Meet the 1st black & identical quadruplets who toured the White House in 1962

Meet the 1st black & identical quadruplets who toured the White House in 1962

- The Fultz Quadruplets were the 1st identified black quadruplets in history & were extremely identical

- On August 2, 1962, Mary Alice, Mary Louise, Mary Catherine and Mary Anne were allowed to tour the White House

- They met the then-President John F. Kennedy and posed in a rather historic photo with him

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The very first African-American quadruplets on record who were popularly known as the Fultz Quadruplets were famous for being strikingly identical and were even allowed to tour the white house in 1962.

A report sighted by YEN.com.gh on the official Facebook handle of U.S. Embassy Ghana indicates that the tour took place on August 2, 1962, when Mary Alice, Mary Louise, Mary Catherine, and Mary Anne were brought into the White House.

It is indicated that the Fultz Quadruplets were just on the tour of the White House when the then President John F. Kennedy emerged in the White House Rose Garden.

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The Assistant White House Press Secretary, Andrew J. Hatcher, introduced the president to the quadruplets, and they posed for a rather historic photo.

These sixteen-year-olds from Milton, North Carolina, were a medical wonder, widely followed by the American public after their birth on May 23, 1946.

After their discovery, different sets of black quadruplets started to spring up at different locations all around the world.

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In other news, popular Ghanaian Afro-pop singer and songwriter Noella Wiyaala is building a massive Arts Center at Funsi in the Upper West Region of Ghana where she grew up.

The renowned celebrity who sings in her native language Sissala and Waala dialects, as well as English, broke the news on her official Instagram handle when she shared a video of the Wiyaala Art Center which is under construction.

Noella, who is only 33 and grew up at both Funsi and Tumu, as one of four sisters got exposed to music very early in life, having her first performance at age 5.

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